By: Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
1015 Third Avenue, Suite 1200
Seattle, Washington 98104
CONTACT: R. Jordan Gates
President and Chief Operating Officer
(206) 674-3427 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Expeditors Named in a Class Action Lawsuit
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – January 11, 2008, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
(NASDAQ:EXPD), the international freight forwarding and logistics company, said that they
learned today that they have been included as a defendant, with seven other of the largest
European and North American-based global logistics providers, in a federal antitrust class action
lawsuit filed in New York. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants engaged in various forms of
anti-competitive practices. Expeditors believes that these allegations are without merit and
intends to vigorously defend itself.